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Description: The Orchards
Date Listed: 26 November 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 134361
OS Grid Reference: SO8143221280
OS Grid Coordinates: 381432, 221280
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8898, -2.2712
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MAISEMORE MAIN ROAD
8/70 The Orchards
Shown as The Ship House on O.S. map. Former inn, now house.
Probably mid-late C18, altered early C19. Flemish bond brickwork,
slate roof: tiled to wing. Three windows wide, 2 1/2 storeys above
basement, 2 rooms deep; 1 1/2 storey wing on right. Nine panel front
door in centre, top 3 glazed, flat hood over, whole up 11 stone
steps to quarter landing, lowest 7 wider, simple iron handrail.
Either side single-storey canted bay, sash windows, hipped lead
roof. Below right bay double boarded doors to cellar, with glass
pane in upper half of each. First floor 3 sash windows, cambered
brick arches. Dentil eaves, M roof with small valley. External
chimney on front ridge on right, larger on left, with rendered
offsets at first floor level: smaller chimney on rear gable.
Between, 3-light casement window to loft, iron opening light. Set
back on right low wing, 2 boarded doors with cambered brick arches,
2-light casement with similar head between, boarded door in gabled
dormer over. Wing returns towards road, partly altered to form
garage. Occupies prominent position in road.
Listing NGR: SO8143221280
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Source: English Heritage
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